Microsoft® updates deliver highest level of performance and security. Microsoft® recommends that your PC should always be installed with latest security updates to ensure protection of your system.
Microsoft® has developed special website that protects customer’s PC against harmful computer viruses and security breaks. This site offers latest information regarding security related Microsoft updates, antivirus efforts, as well as privacy issues. Also, you can sign up here to receive e-mail bulletins about security updates and current issues. This site also provides you with wide range of information about general security and privacy concerns, links to security community chats, and a glossary of security terms.
Not only limited to security updates, the Microsoft® Security Response Center integrates cross-company engineering and communications responses to security vulnerabilities. You can even get notified to latest security updates through MSN Messenger, in e-mail, or on your mobile phone.
Security and Privacy tools
Internet Explorer® 8
Internet Explorer 8 is the safest browser which provides you with enhanced protection from attacks such as Malware and Phishing.
Other safety features of Internet Explorer® 8 incorporate:
Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Filter which offer protection against identity theft.
Domain Highlighting which help you identify deceptive websites.
Data Execution Detection protects you against viruses.
Windows® Defender protects your system against security threat as it detects and removes the spyware from the computer. The Real-Time Protection feature of Windows® Defender recommends action against spyware when detected and minimizes obstruction.
The user can expect better safeguard from Windows® Defender as it helps stop spyware before it permeates your computer. It doesn’t distract you while working as it runs in the background and handles spyware. Anyone who uses Windows® Defender can join a network to report to the Microsoft® about latest identified spyware. The user can also have updates to counterbalance the newly downloaded spyware.
With Family Safety, you can decide what your child can access on computer. You can block websites and decide whom your child can converse with.
iYogi provides online security services and protects against various latest security threats. The support agent can take control of your PC through remote computer repair service and can analyze your computer to verify if it is updated. In case your PC settings are not configured to allow automatic updates, the agent from iYogi can change your settings and provide assistance for Microsoft updates.